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MountainKing acquires Colorado facility for small potatoes

In response to demand for smaller potatoes in smaller bags, Houston-based MountainKing has acquired a packing facility dedicated exclusively to fingerlings and “baby” versions of yellow and red potatoes.

Idaho Potato Commission rewards display creativity

The annual Idaho Potato Lover’s Retail Display Contest has awarded more than $150,000 in cash and prizes to creative produce managers.

National Potato Council lobbies for USMCA, expanded trade with China

Potato industry leader Dan Moss voiced support for immediate Congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and expanded potato trade with China at a White House trade event May 23. 

Promotion features mushrooms as (Side) Delights

Side Delights value-added potato products are promoting mushrooms with A Week’s Worth of Yum, highlighting them in recipes.

Potatoes USA seeks nominations

Potatoes USA, the national research and promotion group, is seeking nominees for 73 open seats on its board.

Women in Produce — Britt Raybould

Born and raised on a potato farm in eastern Idaho, Britt Raybould is still close to her potato roots today.

Tron Crumley joins Sun-Glo of Idaho in sales

Potato grower-shipper Sun-Glo of Idaho, Sugar City, has added Tron Crumley to its sales staff.

Mike Krage joins Idaho Potato Commission

Mike Krage is the Idaho Potato Commission’s newest retail promotions director, covering the Northeast and Midwest.

Kam Quarles tabbed as new National Potato Council CEO

The National Potato Council has promoted Kam Quarles to chief executive officer.

Side Delights value-added potatoes offer convenience

Side Delights potato dishes are driving traffic to retail stores, according to Fresh Solutions Network LLC, supplier to the brand.